Associate Professor / Lecturer in Textiles, Soochow University

Soochow University

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About Suzhou

Suzhou, only 30 minutes away from Shanghai by train, is a major tourist city in China that features classic gardens and elegant natural scenery. Suzhou is also an ancient city that has the history of 2500 years with the unique characteristics of the past. The city is renowned for its beautiful bridges, pagodas, meticulously designed gardens which have contributed to its status as a great tourist attraction. Suzhou is one of the most developed cities in China and has convenient domestic infrastructures. Please visit the website at for more information about the city.

About Soochow University

Soochow University is a key comprehensive university of China located in the historical and picturesque city of Suzhou. It was founded in 1900 by American Missionaries and is one of the earliest universities in China. It offers programs at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has full-time academic staff strength of over 5,000 and about 27,000 undergraduate students. In 2020, it ranks 39th globally and 11th domestically in the Nature Index. It ranks the 18th domestically in the 2020 THE University Ranking.Please visit the official website of the university at (English version) or (Chinese version).

About College of Textile and Clothing Engineering

College of Textile and Clothing Engineering currently has majors covering the entire textile and apparel industry chain. At present, the college has one first-level doctoral program, five second-level doctoral and master programs, one post-doctoral research station. Among the 134 faculty members, there are 33 professors, 25 doctoral supervisors and 34 associate professors. There are more than 20 outstanding scientific research and teaching talents, such as members of the State Council Disciplinary Evaluation Group and New Century Talents of the Ministry of Education. The college currently has a National Engineering Laboratory- the National Engineering Laboratory for Modern Silk, a Textile and Clothing Design Experimental Teaching Center, and other national scientific research and talent cultivation platforms. Till now, the college has successively undertaken the National “863”, “973” High-Tech Projects, National Science and Technology Support Plan, National Key Research Projects, National Natural Science Foundation Projects, National Key Research Projects and other major scientific research projects.

(Please visit the official website of the college at, and the introduction video at )

The Textile Engineering Program is a key major in the college. In recent years, an international textile engineering education program collaborated with University of Manchester and authorized by the Ministry of Education has been launched since 2011 to improve the competency of Textile Engineering students in global background, which will be largely based upon faculty diversity. Now, oversea colleagues with textile engineering related background are warmly welcome to join College of Textile and Clothing Engineering.

Job Description

Position: Associate Professor / Lecturer in Textile and Clothing
Duty: Teach at undergraduate level
Working language: English
Working day: Monday to Friday
Class hour: 6-8 hours per week (depends on the teaching plan)
Salary: 10,000 to 15,000 RMB per month
Rental subsidy: 3000 RMB per month
Other benefits: Insurance, round trip flight ticket (economy class) once a year between China and the applicant’s homeland


  • Good health;
  • A master’s degree or doctoral degree in textile engineering, textile chemistry and fashion design and management;
  • Five years’ teaching experience with a master’s degree or two years’ teaching experience with a doctoral degree;
  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching.

To apply, please submit the following materials to:

  1. A cover letter which details how they satisfy the outlined requirements
  2. A full CV, the final degree diploma and a statement of teaching philosophy
  3. A scanned passport image copy
  4. A list of at least three professional references
  5. Other supporting materials for teaching and research

Contact person :

Ms. Feifei WU

Tel: +86-512-67165285
Fax: +86-512-67246786

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